WHAT WE DO
AMACHAJUL provides community leadership for a brighter future through supporting opportunities for increased knowledge, decision making and practical skills for the neediest families with no resources. The men and women on the AMACHAJUL Board are Ixil from the community of Chajul. Local decisions are made to meet local needs through collaborative planning, community action and change for community capacity building.
How we do it?
Through education and skills training AMACHAJUL supports the development of professional men and women and Mayan entrepreneurs of peasant families who are responsible, honest, capable of generating, innovating, applying techniques and technologies for the increase of sustainability and optimization of agricultural production, or tourism as a source of social and economic development. AMACHAJUL supports the maintenance of a cultural tradition through crafts and contributes to food security, education and health.